Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2017-09-01

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Parks and Wildlife

Origin Date

1959 by the 56th Leg.

Description

Fees are set by the Department. Current rates and further details may be found on the Texas Parks and Wildlife website. Types of registrations, certificates and license include:

  • Certificate of number for Class A, 1, 2, and 3 vessels.
  • Vessel livery.
  • Marine dealer, distributor, and manufacturer licenses.
  • Ownership transfer, location transfer, inspection, renewal and duplicate fees.
  • Party boat operator license fees.

Due Date

Before selling, manufacturing or operating a vessel.

Collecting Agencies

Deposit Funds

Note

Amended by S.B. 216, 68th Leg., R.S.

Amended by S.B. 464, 69th Leg., R.S.

Amended by H.B. 3462, 76th Leg., R.S.

Amended by H.B. 2926, 78th Leg., R.S.

H.B. 3442, 78th Leg., R.S. added § 11.032(c) providing that, not later than 10th of each month, the department transfer 15% of amounts collected during previous month from vessel and outboard motor titling fees to GR Account 0064 - State Parks. H.B. 448, 85th Leg., R.S. amended the transfer to a "not to exceed" amount.

Party boat regulation was added by H.B. 12, 80th Leg., R.S.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 20
USAS Title VESSEL REGISTRATION FEES
Receipt Category 10 – Parks and Wildlife
Receipt Type 20 – Non-Commercial Licenses and Permits
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A
Rev/Exp Category 01 – LICENSES, FEES, FINES, AND PENALTIES